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Diarrhoea Outbreak in Bhasan Char

Diarrhoea Outbreak in Bhasan Char

Diarrhoea patients lying on the floor of the overwhelmed hospital in Bhasan Char, a new home for Bangladesh's Rohingya refugees. © FRIENDSHIP by RAEED ABD-ALLAH CHOWDHURYUpdated: June 23, 2021 Four people have died in an outbreak of diarrhoea in Bhasan Char—an island...

Kutupalong Erupts in Flames

Kutupalong Erupts in Flames

situation overview At around 3pm on March 22, 2021, a devastating fire broke out in camp 8W of the Kutupalong camp network which houses some 880,000 Rohingya refugees who fled genocide in adjacent Myanmar. Fueled by dry weather and breeze, the fire quickly spread to...

Empowered and Equal

Empowered and Equal

Runa Khan Empowered women are all around us. If we just look beyond the narrow, domestic role that even today, most societies assign us, we find that every woman has within her, incredible dignity, courage and resilience in the face of adversity. For example, take...

Empowered Heroes

Empowered Heroes

As Friendship continues its Friends and Heroes campaign highlighting everyday heroes who work silently at the frontlines of the global challenges that shape our world today, we’d like to introduce you to some of them: Ambition speaks for itself Dipti Rani had a lot of...